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On Gardening: New-generation abelia shrubs put on quite a show

Move over Edward Goucher, there is a new abelia in town. Actually there are several abelias that will absolutely take this from a ho-hum shrub to one that is dazzling in the landscape. All of a sudden you will find yourself looking at abelias for their colorful foliage, and flowers that will bring in both butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Found: Perfectly minimalist tumblers

How many times per day do you reach for a glass? Consider how drinking glasses, in various states of fullness, tend to scatter themselves about the house, forgotten until dish time. Or how one of the first questions we ask guests is, "Can I get you something to drink?" The utility of a glass is obvious, which explains why a well-designed version - simple, functional, durable - quickly becomes a conversation piece.

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Albatross or aid? Rating 4 food processors on meal prep features

Food processors are essential kitchen equipment to some cooks, but for others they are heavy, hard-to-clean albatrosses. They have long offered relief from endless chopping, but newer models are repositioning the machines as multipurpose meal-prep helpers, adding more features that take the processor beyond chopping and slicing.

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